December 1, 2016
Just now saw a child from far away in India, with this MCU showing clearly posterior urethral valves, and now the child is in chronic kidney disease stage V, and requires a transplant.¬†As doctors, we all should spread this message, to diagnose this early and treat it early too fpr better future of these kids!¬†
November 30, 2016
The results of the Award/ Oral/ Poster presentations for the 28th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology are now out. Please check this attachment here.¬†I shall be speaking on Feasibility & Tolerability of SLED [Sustained Low Efficiency Dialysis] in children.
November 28, 2016
A recent study from Egypt shows¬†Serum NT-pro BNP levels strongly correlated with LV echocardiographic parameters in patients with ESRD. Despite the high concentrations of NT-pro BNP in all dialysis children, its levels can be used as a diagnostic marker of LV dysfunction by using higher cutoff values. A postdialysis cutoff value of 630 ng/L could